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Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories

Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories

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November 22, 2016

Your skin covers me utterly like sultry hot caramel topping on an arctic sundae treat, slowly melting away the icy ridges of the artificial texture. But then, after a while, the newly tamed matter stops running, solidifies to eternally unite with the surface of its canvas.   The...

A ride with Jane Eyre

A ride with Jane Eyre

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November 22, 2016

Written by Marja Ziemer Jane Eyre sat shotgun as I drove home from school the other day. Her right hand clung to the edge of the bucket seat and her left hand gripped mine, in an attempt to soothe her fear of this fast moving vehicle, but occasionally I’d let it go to make a turn or change lanes....

Free speech moments

Free speech moments

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November 16, 2016

Last week at CSUN, there were protests on campus around the election. There were also protests about the Armenian genocide. One protest occurred at the on-campus livestream of the popular news show, "The Young Turks," an online news program airing daily on YouTube with over 60 million views per month....

I want the right to vote

I want the right to vote

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November 16, 2016

I immigrated to the United States from El Salvador when I was four years old with my mother, and maternal grandparents. I am now 20 and in those 16 years I have had two jobs, maintained a 3.9 GPA at a major university, and have volunteered my time to try and make my community a better place. I have ne...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

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October 27, 2016

Dear Editor:Our collective work to end campus sexual misconduct is not done. Indeed, I regard the editorial, “When is it enough?” published on October 21, 2016, as a call to action incumbent upon all of us – administrators, faculty, staff, and students to cultivate a climate where t...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

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October 25, 2016

To the Editorial Staff at the Daily Sundial: On Sept. 29, 2016, an article was published, entitled “Student Nutrition on a Tight Schedule and Budget." While the topic is really important to address, there were several components of the article that may have caused confusion and might have misinformed...

Editorial: When is it enough?

Editorial: When is it enough?

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October 21, 2016

In the past weeks, information has come to light about an attempted kidnapping of a CSUN student near campus. Even though the girl was able to escape and file a report on the incident to CSUN Police, we all can relate to the anguish and fear that the girl was feeling in the moments during and after the...

Off the pitch: CSUN to Alaska

Off the pitch: CSUN to Alaska

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October 18, 2016

Over the summer I had the privilege of traveling to Alaska, “the Land of the Midnight Sun.” Along with the Head of the Geography Department Ed Jackiewicz, his assistance Tera Trujillo and Olivia Jackiewicz. Together we ventured to the “last great frontier” to conduct research an...

My Journey from Iraq to CSUN

My Journey from Iraq to CSUN

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October 8, 2016

When I was around 10 years old, I was a boy who did not like to study. This caused a lot of problems with my teachers, especially with my English teacher. My scores in that class were horrible. That made my relationship with my parents very difficult. Finally, one day in middle school, I became tir...

Thursday News Wrap-Up

Thursday News Wrap-Up

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September 15, 2016

LocalSome Venice residents have begun pushing for the area to become independent from Los Angeles. Backers feel the neighborhood would benefit from its own local government rather than being tied to Los Angeles. Many residents feel the growth of Los Angles has led to developments that don't fit Venic...

Millennial’s political capital

Millennial’s political capital

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September 7, 2016

Millennials, ages 18 to 29, made up a powerful 21 percent of eligible voters in the 2012 presidential elections. Only half, however, voted and just 13 percent voted in non-presidential (midterm) elections.Harvard's Institute of Politics’ 2013 study sites a broken system, lack of representation ...

CSUN Leads CSU Systems in Diversity

CSUN Leads CSU Systems in Diversity

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August 4, 2016

Over the past few years, the amount of diversity across California State University campuses has increased significantly regardless of being located in predominantly white communities. Northridge, in particular is one of the most diverse of all 23 CSU campuses yet 56 percent of the surrounding community...

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